Department of Physics

Inspirational Physics

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Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00


Austen Peace 3&4


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This event is aimed at Years 9-13 students who are interested in studying Physics.

For the fourth year running we will be hosting our Inspirational Physics lecture at the University of Surrey, featuring engaging talks from our own academics.


1.00pm - 1.05pm Welcome and Introduction

1.05pm - 1.45pm 'Aliens: the search for extra-terrestrial '  Professor Jim Al-Khalili

1.45pm - 2.20pm  'Galaxy Wars: The past, present and future of the Local Group' Dr Michelle Collins

2.20pm -2.40pm Refreshment Break

2.40pm - 3.10pm 'Careers in Physics'  Dr Elizabeth Cunningham

3.10pm -3.45pm  ' The History, Nuclear Phsyics and Radiobiology of Poisonous Polonium-210' Professor Paddy Regan

Speakers: Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor Paddy Regan and Dr Michelle Collins from the University of Surrey. Along with Dr Elizabeth Cunningham from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).




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